Mahreen Rashid is a seasoned HR professional with over 15 years of experience serving organizations in both the public and private sectors. While working for one of DC’s top consulting firms, Mahreen supported federal HR programs at various agencies and has held internal HR roles supporting private sector businesses. She has extensive experience designing and implementing a diverse portfolio of HR programs, including: employee development, performance management, talent management, employee relations, employee recruitment and retention, workforce planning and rewards and recognition programs. In her current role as the Senior Vice President of People Services at Excella, Mahreen oversees the HR, Recruiting and Resource Management functions. She has overseen the implementation of a comprehensive leadership development program for over two-thirds of Excella’s employees and has led the team responsible for doubling Excella’s staff over the last few years. Mahreen holds her Masters in Business Administration with a focus in Management and Organization from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland College Park, as well as her SHRM-SCP, SPHR and a Change Management Advanced Practitioner certification through Georgetown University.